Kolkata, June 27 : Art lovers in Kolkata are in for a treat with a 60-day art initiative, PRAYAS 2016, beginning on July 3. PRAYAS 2016 will showcase the works of 120 contemporary Indian artists in 12 separate five-day exhibitions till Sept 1 at the Chemould Art Gallery, Kolkata.
New Delhi, June 27 : The defending champions produce a clinical performance to beat PuneriPaltanas they launched their campaign in style.
New Delhi, June 27 : Ravi Dalal and NileshShinde combined well in attack and defence to help their team secure a comfortable victory.
New York, June 27 : Following a meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday said that nearly 50 years of occupation of Palestinian land has not brought security for Israelis, stressing that only a negotiated two-State solution could bring the legitimate aspirations of both Israelis and Palestinians to fruition.
New York, June 27 : One of the strongest El Nino events ever recorded has placed the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported.
London, June 27 : Serbian Tennis star Novak Djokovic cruised to the next round of the Wimbledon on Monday by beating Britain's James Ward in the first round clash.
New York, June 27 :The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has spoken out against the reported killing of 25 children in recent air-strikes in the Syrian town of al-Quriyah, in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor.
New York, June 27 :Expressing concern about the extremely dire conditions for more than 85,000 people who have fled the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah and its surroundings over the last month, the United Nations food relief agency on Monday said it is sending additional rations to provide immediate food relief to the growing number of displaced.
Dubai, June 27 : World champion Australia has retained its number-one ranking on the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings following its 58 runs victory over the West Indies in the final of the tri-series in Barbados on Sunday, but South Africa has dropped behind India in fourth place after it failed to reach the final.
Mumbai, June 27 : Giving good news to fans in India, former multiple-title winning Galactico and Spanish international Michel Salgado has signed a three-year deal to play in Premier Futsal.
Washington, June 27 : Chemicals found in Martian rocks by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover suggest the Red Planet once had more oxygen in its atmosphere than it does now.
Washington, June 27 : Astronomers have combined data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope and the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to conclude that a peculiar source of radio waves thought to be a distant galaxy is actually a nearby binary star system containing a low-mass star and a black hole.
New York, June 27 : NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will participate in a session of the European Council.
New Delhi, June 27 : Reiterating the Government's top priority of eliminating poverty, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu today urged the commercial banks to shed their reluctance in lending to the urban poor.
New York, June 27 : Online search engine Google is planning to launch its own smartphone handsets, media reports said.
Kolkata, June 27 : Kolkata's largest lifestyle and entertainment chain Starmark, in association with Ganer Ami Ganer Tumi, celebrated the World Music Day at its Quest Mall outlet here recently.
Guwahati, June 27 : Expressing shocks at the mysterious death of a lady scribe in Punjab, the Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) on Monday demanded an authentic probe into the incident to find the culprits and book them under the laws.
New Delhi, June 27 : Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in a programme held on Monday at Rail Bhawan flagged off and dedicated new trains service viz. Patna-Ara MEMU (63213/63124) to the nation through video-conferencing.
Chandigarh, June 27 : For H. Jeho of the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board Academy (PSPBA), Ajmer and Anusha Kutumble of Madhya Pradesh the season-opening 11Even Sports National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Panjab University Gymnasium Indoor Hall here proved to be a real boon.
Mumbai, June 27 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan thanked 'beautiful imaginary women' for making him learn life lessons from them as he completed 24 years in filmdom.
New Delhi, June 27 : Underscoring the importance of upgradation of skills of nurses across the country, J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare stated that the Government is committed to providing accessible, affordable and quality training to them.
New Delhi, June 27 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 22nd meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council held at Ranchi city in Jharkhand on Monday.
New Delhi, June 27 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Monday said that the good that former Prime Minister Narasimha Rao did to the country lives after him; the harm too lives on and continues to extract a heavy toll.
Mumbai, June 26 : Actor Irrfan Khan recently visited Viviana Mall in Thane on the occasion of their 3rd anniversary.
New Delhi, June 27 : A Delhi court on Monday sent AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya, who has been arrested last week in a sexual harassment case, to judicial custody till July 11.
Mumbai, June 27 : Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) on Monday achieved a breakthrough by day lighting the tunnel on Dwarka-Najafgarh metro corridor.
Vijaywada, June 27 : Swedish luxury car maker Volvo Auto India is further strengthening its foothold in the country by opening its first dealership in Vijayawada. This is Volvo Cars biggest dealership in the country.
Kolkata, Jun 27 : Fire incidents were reported from four several locations in Kolkata on Monday, which left two men injured, reports said.
New Delhi, June 27 : Often called a "misguided missile" for choosing his political targets to run them down, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who of late was aiming at none other than his own party's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley by his remarks against some top financial officials, has reportedly been asked to "zip up" by the party, according to media reports, while the PM Modi referring to him told a news channel that he disapproved of hunger for publicity.
Kolkata, Jun 27 : The Kolkata Police on Sunday midnight arrested four persons, including the main accused, in connection with the twin shootout incident in Kolkata's Entally area, reports said.
New Delhi, June 27 : The Congress on Monday slammed Narendra Modi and his government and said the Prime Minister has no idea of conducting 'diplomacy'.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 27 : Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have signed a landmark agreement that sees the airline become the Official Airline Partner of ADGM.
California, June 27 : Search engine Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora account was hacked on Monday, media reports said.
On June 22, 2016, the Sargodha District Police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) claimed to have arrested sixteen drugs dealers, recovering narcotics and illegal weapons. A Police spokesman disclosed that during a continued drive against drug pushers and criminals, special teams of different Police Stations conducted raids within their jurisdictions and arrested the 16 accused, recovering over 2.5 kilograms of hashish, 1.5 kilos of heroin, 10,000 bottles of liquor, six 30 bore Pistols, two .32 bore Revolvers, one Kalashnikov rifle, and one Carbine, along with bullets and cartridges.
Two People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) cadres, identified as Tene Bhengra and Deepak Bhengra, were lynched by tribal villagers in Torpa block of the Khunti District on June 21, 2016. The PLFI cadres had come to Pandaria village to collect levies from a local when they were confronted by the villagers. Commenting on the incident, Khunti Superintendent of Police (SP) Anish Gupta disclosed, "The villagers who confronted the extremists became violent when the extremists threatened to kill them. The extremists were thrashed with sticks and other traditional weapons." PLFI is a splinter group of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist)
New Delhi, June 27 : Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh today addressed the Steering Committee meeting of Second Green Revolution (SGR) at ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna.
New Delhi, June 27 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening after he came back to the capital cutting short by a day his China visit.
Patna, June 27 : Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh has inaugurated the 5 days training programme on "Ornamental Fish Culture and Management for Livelihood Improvement of Rural Women" at ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna.
Mumbai, June 27 : Infrastructure major, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) today successfully achieved a major breakthrough by day lighting the tunnel on Dwarka-Najafgarh metro corridor.
Washington, June 27 : NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet Secretary of State of the United States John Kerry.
Mumbai, June 27 : On actor Irrfan Khan's recent visit to Ahmedabad he met individuals who have helped the society, by surpassing their limitations and setting examples.
Gurgaon, June 27 : Gurgaon's leading developer Vatika group's Enviro wing has initiated a life saving cause by organizing blood donation drive in collaboration with the National Thalassemia Welfare Society, one of the oldest societies for blood donation in Delhi.
Mumbai, June 27 : The trailer of actors Adhyayan Suman, Sara Loren starrer Ishq Click released on June 24 amidst much anticipation.
Mumbai, June 27 : Kellogg's Chocos, breakfast cereal brand for children in India, has introduces 'ragi' in a newer avatar to the table.
Abu Dhabi, June 27 : In keeping with the spirit of caring and sharing during the holy month of Ramadan, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted a charity Iftar for 5,000 labourers at the workers village in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.
Mumbai, June 27 : Giving hopes of creating another magic at the Indian box office, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's upcoming film 'Sultan' will be released on July 6.
Chandigarh, June 27 : Controversy continues to dog the Congress over its choice of leader for poll-bound Punjab as the party appoints Asha Kumari, an MLA from Himachal Pradesh, to replace Kamal Nath as the general secretary in-charge of the state.
New Delhi, June 7 : India became a full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on Monday, partially mitigating the setback it suffered three days ago on the issue of its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), reports said.
Hyderabad, June 27 : In a rare occurrence, More than 100 Judges from Telangana on Monday took to the street in Hyderabad protesting against the decision of options being given to judges of Andhra Pradesh origin reports said.
New Delhi, June 27 : In the wake of the Pampore terror attack, Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh on Sunday said the neighbouring country was making attempts to destabilise India.
Mumbai, Jun 27 : A woman in her mid-20's was arrested by the Versova police on Sunday, after they busted a sex racket run by the accused in her Andheri apartment, reports said.
East Rutherford,New Jersey, Jun 27 : Moments after he missed a shot in a penalty shootout and his team was defeated by Chile, who lifted the Copa America silverware, Argentina skipper Lionel Messi announced his retirement.
Mountain View, Jun 27 : Google on Monday dedicated a doodle to celebrate late musician RD Burman's 77th birth anniversary.
Lille Metropole, Jun 27 : Germany produced one of the most complete performances of UEFA EURO 2016 so far to beat Slovakia 3-0 and reach the quarter-finals.
Lyon, Jun 27 : Two goals in four minutes from Antoine Griezmann kept alive France's UEFA EURO 2016 hopes and finally ended the resistance of a dogged Republic of Ireland in Lyon.
Toulouse, Jun 27 : An early Toby Alderweireld header was the prelude to three late goals that sent Belgium past Hungary and into a UEFA EURO 2016 quarter-final against Wales.
New York, June 27 :In Kuwait on Sunday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern over the situation in Yemen, urging the delegations involved in the UN-supported Yemeni peace talks to prevent a further deterioration of the situation and arrive at a comprehensive agreement ending the conflict.
Singapore City, June 27 : While making an emergency landing at the Changi airport , a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight on Monday caught fire.
Srinagar, June 26 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday visited CRPF Headquarter at Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar, to pay homage to the eight slain CRPF personnel killed in a gruesome militant attack near Pampore on Saturday.
New Delhi, June 26 : It was a statement of intent from Puneri Paltan as they recorded a historic win over their bitter rivals.